Rubus sanctus Schreb.

First published in Icon. Descr. Pl.: 15 (1766), nom. superfl.
This name is a synonym of Rubus creticus

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1972). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 4: 1-657. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. [Cited as Rubus sanctus.]
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Rubus sanctus.]
  • Kurtto, A., Weber, H.E., Lampinen, R. & Sennikov, A.N. (2010). Atlas Florae Europaeae. Distribution of vascular plants in Europe 15: 1-362. [Cited as Rubus sanctus.]
  • Meikle, R.D. (1977). Flora of Cyprus 1: 1-832. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Rubus sanctus.]
  • Mouterde, P. in Mouterde, P. (1986). Nouvelle flore du Liban se de la Syrie 2: 1-727. Dar El-Machreq Sarl, Beyrouth, Liban. [Cited as Rubus sanctus.]
  • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (1966). Flora of Iraq 2: 1-184. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad. [Cited as Rubus sanctus.]

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